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The above image depicts the Kito L5 lever hoists, which have been developed to improve efficiencies and enhance safety. In the event of excessive overload lifting, the integrated overload limiter is automatically activated and the lever slips, preventing injury and damage
Increased demand for safe, stable hoists
1st March 2024

Technology supplier Becker Mining South Africa experienced a record year in 2023 in terms of sales and the success of Kito electrical and manual hoists, with a particular focus on Kito L5 lever... 


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MetaleN
23rd February 2024

Local manufacturer Metalen produces heat exchanger tubes in various alloy inner tubes with copper or aluminium fins in lengths of up to 15 m. An ISO9001 certification ensures controlled processes... 


Mining’s focus switching to critical minerals, with ESG pressures increasing
12th February 2024 By: Rebecca Campbell

The need to transform the global energy system and to cut carbon emissions, to counter the danger of climate change, is shifting the mining spotlight away from traditional high-value resources,... 


Third mine disaster in a decade tests ESG boundaries in Brazil
30th January 2024 By: Bloomberg

Investors were swift to dump debt of Braskem after the Brazilian petrochemicals maker’s salt mine partially collapsed in December — a situation that has forced tens of thousands to evacuate the... 


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Sasol says investors critical of its climate record have ‘flawed understanding’
14th December 2023 By: Bloomberg

Sasol has hit back at investors who said they would reject its climate-change report at an annual general meeting last month, before it was abandoned because of a protest. The petrochemicals... 


Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
Climate-smart mining: Making ‘smart energy’ transition work
12th December 2023

Media is full of climate-smart mining, and the trend of the world turning to renewable energy for a carbon-neutral future. As a German company founded in 1830, NEUMAN & ESSER (NEA GROUP) has been... 


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MetaleN
1st December 2023

Local manufacturer Metalen produces heat exchanger tubes in various alloy inner tubes with copper or aluminium fins in lengths of up to 15 m. An ISO9001 certification ensures controlled processes... 


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New machine aids component manufacture
1st December 2023 By: Trent Roebeck

Having accumulated more than 20 years of experience in the local manufacturing industry, specialised manufacturer and materials processing company MAXJET has commissioned the EnduroMAX – a... 


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Old Mutual asks investors to vote down Sasol climate resolutions
10th November 2023 By: Bloomberg

Old Mutual Investment Managers said it plans to vote against a number of resolutions at the Nov. 17 annual general meeting of petrochemicals and fuel company, Sasol , because of its poor... 


COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTIONS
Bilfinger Intervalve Africa and Steinmüller Africa are able to provide comprehensive solutions for power, mining, petrochemical and pulp and paper industries
Supplier improves efficiency, productivity
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Valves supplier Bilfinger Intervalve Africa (BIA) has succeeded in improving the steam system of a paper mill, thereby increasing efficiency and productivity as well as reducing operational costs,... 


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Enserve Engineering Services celebrates 30 years of excellence
10th November 2023

Industrial process valve specialist Enserve Engineering Services is celebrating 30 years of operation this year. The company is a dynamic and customer-focused company that specialises in delivering... 


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AR Controls
10th November 2023

Gauteng-based AR Controls is a leading manufacturer, importer and stockist of a comprehensive range of internationally recognised valves and instrumentation ideal for critical process applications... 


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Global oil demand to reach its peak this decade, IEA says
24th October 2023 By: Bloomberg

Global demand for oil will reach its peak this decade, the International Energy Agency predicted for the first time, amid growing popularity of electric cars and the cooling of China’s economy. The... 


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Oil and gas can benefit S Africa, deserves consideration
20th October 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

With about 27-billion barrels of prospective oil and gas resources on its south, west and east coasts, as well as more than 5.6-trillion cubic metres of prospective shale gas resources onshore,... 


Minister in The Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshavheni
Cabinet approves Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy
19th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

Cabinet has approved the Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy (GHCS) for implementation, with the goal of positioning South Africa as a major producer and exporter of green hydrogen.... 


Green Hydrogen
Three coastal provinces move to partner on green hydrogen ahead of finalisation of country strategy
15th October 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The Eastern, Northern and Western Cape provinces have agreed to team up in a bid to position South Africa as a global hub for the production of green hydrogen and derivative products, as well as to... 


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Export component of South Africa’s green hydrogen strategy will seek to lock in price subsidies
29th September 2023 By: Terence Creamer

The initial export component of South Africa’s yet-to-be-approved Green Hydrogen Commercialisation Strategy is not premised on the trade of scarce renewable electrons – converted into molecules or... 


Asia expected to dominate refinery FCCU capacity by 2027
8th September 2023

Asia is expected to witness the highest refinery fluid catalytic cracking unit (FCCU) capacity additions globally between 2023 and 2027, contributing about 58% of the total capacity additions by... 


Pioneering the future of manufacturing in Africa
Pioneering the future of manufacturing in Africa
24th August 2023

Renowned South African forged steel components manufacturer Naledi Ringrollers is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary this year. Established in the early 1970s, Naledi Ringrollers has grown... 


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Sasol posts 13% rise in annual profit
23rd August 2023 By: Reuters

South African petrochemicals major Sasol posted a 13% rise in annual profit on Wednesday as better operations in the second half offset the impact of weaker crude prices. The company said its... 


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Logistics giant training tomorrow’s truck drivers
18th August 2023

With the company’s core service being safely delivering customers’ goods, specialist transport company Unitrans’ drivers are one of the most critical links in the chain, CEO Terry Bantock... 


Company releases new products  for cleaner air
Company releases new products for cleaner air
8th August 2023 By: Sabrina Jardim

Having spent 30 years researching and developing original products to reduce particulate matter (PM) from global industrial sources, air filtration solutions provider Aircure is launching three... 


VITAL ROLE
Compressor recycle valves, also called anti-surge valves, play a vital role in safeguarding the compressor against expensive damage
Compressor recycle valve enhances efficiency, reliability
4th August 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Increasingly demanding dynamic performance requirements and targets to reduce plant emissions are placing compressor equipment at risk of damage, but proven anti-surge and compressor recycle valve... 


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Sasol makes strides in improving coal operations, synfuel volumes despite market volatility
25th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Chemicals and energy company Sasol reports that its energy business showed notable improvements in operational and business performance in the second half of the 2023 financial year, ended June 30,... 


Hydrogen use in the energy sector
PGMs demand to be underpinned by need for green power-to-X
21st July 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The reduction in demand for platinum group metals (PGMs) owing to the phasing out of internal combustion engines, in response to the need to reduce global greenhouse-gas emissions, should be offset... 


Firm’s products mitigate challenges
14th July 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

In the competitive fastener industry, substandard products often present a significant challenge, one that industrial machinery manufacturer Bearing Man Group (BMG) aims to mitigate through... 


Sasol's operations in Secunda
Sasol to appeal latest MES application rejection
12th July 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Petrochemicals and energy company Sasol has advised that it will appeal the National Air Quality Officer’s decision to decline its June 2022 application in terms of Clause 12A of the minimum... 


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Manufacturer conforms to revised standards
30th June 2023 By: Halima Frost

South African thermoplastic pipe and fittings manufacture and supplier Astore Keymak has – in accordance with updated South African National Standards (SANS) 1086 requirements – re-audited and... 


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Firm offers unique cutting service
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Local water-jet cutting service provider MAXJET will be launching a new online store in early 2024 for an extensive catalogue that specifically targets clients abroad, owing to the weaker rand.... 


ENHANCED TRAINING CAPABILITIES
The SAIW has a robotic welder, and now offers a robotic welding course. SAIW also has virtual welders that can be used to help train welders
Infrastructure needed to boost stagnant industry
23rd June 2023 By: Cameron Mackay

Industry body Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) executive director John Tarboton stresses the need for more investment in local infrastructure to boost the prospects of the South African... 


Wind, solar and hydrogen storage infrastructure
Netherlands, Denmark to help create $1bn South African hydrogen fund
20th June 2023 By: Bloomberg

State-backed firms from the Netherlands will help create a $1-billion green hydrogen fund for investment in South African projects as part of Dutch and Danish investments in renewable energy... 


Ball valves launched
19th May 2023

Flow control products and services for global infrastructure markets provider Flowserve, announced the release of the Worcester 51/52 Series Reduced Port Flanged Ball Valves. 


Yellow dump truck outside Efficient Engineering manufacturing facility.
Specialist fabricator stronger than ever in tough market conditions
12th May 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

While the local economic climate weighs heavily on many manufacturers, specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering’s order book has never looked better. “We've never experienced such an... 


Alberta offers to work with Trudeau on carbon capture - with conditions
17th February 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's Alberta province on Thursday offered to collaborate with the federal government to spur carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS) investments, but only if Ottawa secures Alberta's... 


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Efficient Engineering
27th January 2023

With over 50 years of experience, Efficient Engineering specialises in the design, engineering and fabrication of equipment for the mining, earthmoving, materials handling and minerals processing... 


CLEAN POWER PUSH
The allocation of new renewable electricity capacity to support South Africa’s green hydrogen production goals will need to be included in the updated Integrated Resource Plan or as part of an associated energy plan for green hydrogen
S Africa must apply lessons from auto industry to green hydrogen sector – Patel
20th January 2023 By: Tracy Hancock

Lessons from South Africa’s extensive experience in the automotive industry need to be applied as the country focuses on building a green hydrogen sector, which could potentially produce... 


Alberta Premier says province open to providing carbon capture tax credits
11th January 2023 By: Reuters

Canada's main oil-producing province Alberta is open to bolstering tax credits for carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology but also wants the federal government to increase financial support,... 


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New welding equipment, training significant contributors in growth strategy
2nd December 2022 By: Tracy Hancock

To assist its growth strategy in an evolving local market space, specialist fabrication company Efficient Engineering has made a significant investment by procuring a state-of-the-art automated... 


Sasol shares sink after warning on Secunda challenges
1st December 2022 By: Reuters

Sasol shares fell nearly 7% after the South African petrochemicals company said it expects challenges at its Secunda operations to impact coal and fuel production, although higher crude oil prices... 


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Energy Valves sets new benchmark in pneumatic actuators with introduction of new brand
11th November 2022

EMVAfrica, a trusted and renowned B-BBEE level 4 single-source supplier of world-class industrial stainless steels and valves to Southern Africa’s mining and manufacturing industry, proudly... 


France-based Suez acquires EnviroServ and its subsidiaries
21st October 2022 By: Natasha Odendaal

The acquisition of environmental services firm EnviroServ and its subsidiaries by water and waste management utility Suez is set to reinforce the France-headquartered firm’s position as an... 


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Rope access project completed
7th October 2022 By: Sabrina Jardim

Rope access specialist Skyriders has completed a rope access project for a petrochemicals producer in South Africa. The project was divided into two phases, with the first phase being completed... 


RSPH Offerings
23rd September 2022

As of March 2022, RSPH is proud to share with you our complete set of offerings for Petrochemicals, Mining, Oil & Gas. Our passion and intention is to assist companies in these sectors to become... 


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